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Current Work Opportunities

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery workshop facilitator expression of interest

Fairfield City Council is seeking expressions of interest from engaging and experienced art facilitators to deliver Fairfield City Museum & Gallery’s exciting public program.

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery is a multi-functional facility utilising multi-purpose room, studio and exhibition space. Council is committed to activating the facility by offering a diverse range of activities and workshops throughout the year to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

Council is on the lookout for experienced facilitators with new ideas for workshops and classes. Previous workshops at Fairfield City Museum & Gallery have included ceramics; life drawing; botanical fabric dying; garden tours; filmmaking; contemporary dance and poetry.

Please submit details relating to your proposed activity and experience below. Artists from CALD and Indigenous backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The workshops will commence in October 2020.

For further information or to discuss your ideas, please call 9725 0190 Tuesday to Saturday between 10am-4pm or email FCMG@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.

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Curatorial Opportunity at FCMG (contemporary art)

This is a call out for expressions of interest (EOI) for a guest-curator (contract)(PDF, 306KB) . We are looking for someone with a strong connection to western Sydney and an existing artistic network. Proven research and project management experience is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Curate and deliver a temporary exhibition in FCMG’s Stein Gallery, on display from 10 July - 23 Oct 2021.
  • Meet regularly with FCMG in the months leading up to the exhibition
  • Develop and adhere to a timeline and budget for the project
  • Engage artists and select works
  • Write a catalogue essay, obtain images and biographical information from each artist and liaise with FCMG staff on the production of the catalogue
  • Write wall texts and labels
  • Liaise with FCMG staff to develop all necessary material for promotion and for the delivery of accompanying public programs
  • Work with FCMG staff on install/de-install
  • Present a report on the conclusion of the exhibition

Requirements:

  • Public Liability insurance
  • Professional Indemnity insurance

The successful applicant will receive a $5000 curatorial fee.

Please contact FCMG to discuss your proposal prior to submitting an EOI. Call Carmel Aiello or Alinde Bierhuizen on 02 9725 0190 or email fcmg@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.

Deadline for submissions is Sunday 27 September 2020. Email your submission to fcmg@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au. Please include:

  • A one-page letter, proposal or pitch outlining the curatorial rationale and concepts you would like to explore in the exhibition.
  • CV or bio (max. two pages)
  • Contact details of two referees

First Nations people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply. 

 

Volunteering

Our dedicated volunteers are very important to us. They enrich our organisation and support our programs by assisting in a variety of roles; including the delivery of Living the Past, a primary school-aged immersive education program.

Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Volunteers are required to commit at least one half day per fortnight, either Tuesday or Thursday, from 9am - 1.30pm guiding young primary students through structured activities in our historic site.  All new volunteers will be trained and mentored by experienced staff before they deliver the program.

Contact us if you would like to know more about joining our wonderful team of volunteers.

Contact us on 9725 0190 or email us for more information.